Giving Thanks, Spreading Cheer(s)

November 14, 2017 |
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If the thought of getting together with your family this holiday season is driving you to drink, we’re here to help. Boston has a great line up of fall cocktails to offer. While we could go on and on about this topic, these are some of our favorites. So raise a glass and spread some cheer(s)! You can start sipping the flavors of Thanksgiving asap, over ice or straight up, hold the drama.

First Thyme at Osteria Posto

Chopin vodka, Contratto, lemon, cranberry & thyme simple, allspice dram

Also check out the Moto Guzzi: Chopin vodka, sage, strawberry, blackberry, mint, Angostura

moto guzzi

Photo Credit: Osteria Posto

Be Prepeared from Alden & Harlow

Gin, pear, sumac, & elderflower

be prepeared

Photo Credit: Alden & Harlow

Also check out the Persimmon of Interest: Scotch, persimmon, sage, lemon & AHquavit

Yaaaaams Qween at Sweet Cheeks Q

Apple brandy, sapling maple, Amontillado sherry, spiced sweet potato, orange bitters

yaaaaams ween

Photo Credit: Lauren Bell

Seasonal Cocktails from Stephi’s on Tremont

Chai Another Day

Chai infused Stoli Vanil and Bailey’s, shaken and served up, topped with cinnamon

Winter Sangria

Bacardi Raspberry rum, pomegranate juice, pear puree, clove syrup and red wine with seasonal fruits

seasonal sangria

Photo Credit: Stephi’s on Tremont

Cider Sangria

Cinnamon infused Sons of Liberty Apple whiskey and local apple cider, topped with Champagne, cranberries and apples

Autumnal Shine cocktails at Eastern Standard

Farmer’s Daughter

Mahon gin, egg white, lemon, honey, oregano

The Contrarian

Siete Leguas, Amontillado, Cardamaro, peppercorn


Fords gin, rose vermouth, lemon, baking spice

Fair Trade

Fernet Vittone, espresso, Del Maguey Vida, burnt sugar

Fox Catcher at Little Donkey

Pimm’s, Jelinek fernet, Averna, allspice, cardamom, pomegranate

fall cocktails

The Raisin Fall Of Figgy Stardust from A4cade

WHAM-BAM-THANK YOU-MA’AM. Apple brandy, PX sherry, fig raisin, Peychaud’s

Mulled Wine at The Haven

Merlot with clementine, star anise, cloves and a spoon of whiskied apples for good measure!

Cranberry Margarita from The Painted Burro

Exotico Blanco tequila, Combier, spiced cranberry, lime

cranberry margarita

Photo Credit: @laura_ma_ree via Instagram

Baked Apple and Fall Sangria from The Elephant Walk

Seasonal Sippers from Wink & Nod

Flor del Sol

Nolets gin, Curacao, mandarin shrub, blood orange soda

*they offer a punchbowl for the table…yes please, thank you!

flor del sol punch bowl

Photo Credit: Wink & Nod

Also check out the Sacred Ruby: Glendalough Wild gin, Rioja red wine, Amaretto, walnut bitters

Fall Cocktails from Trina’s Starlight Lounge

Bonnie’s Milk Punch

Fig & orange infused white whiskey, allspice, citrus

bonnie's milk punch

Photo Credit: Trina’s Starlight Lounge

Ray Donovan

Egan’s Irish whiskey, cinnamon syrup, Harpoon stout, walnut bitters

The Clermont

Wild Turkey rye, Laird’s Applejack, cider syrup, lemon, Agostura bitters

Calavera Catrina

Cranberry infused tequila, honey, apricot, lime


Happy Thanksgiving! Gobble, gobble, cheers!

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